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Nisyros tour in April 2008

Photos from our geological hiking tour to Nisyros island in April 2008. Tobias Schorr was guiding the small group to the most exciting and most beautiful geological and archaeological sites of the volcanic island.
Fomaroles at the western part of the Nisyros caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Fomaroles at the western part of the Nisyros caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Orchids from Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Orchids from Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Papaver rhoeas flowers. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Papaver rhoeas flowers. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The coast of Mandraki village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The coast of Mandraki village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The old Byzantine church Panagia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The old Byzantine church Panagia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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View to the monastery of Panagia Spiiani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View to the monastery of Panagia Spiiani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Spring time on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Spring time on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Entrance to the ancient acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Entrance to the ancient acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Hiking throught the spring landscape of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Hiking throught the spring landscape of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Typical view of April. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Typical view of April. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Ancient columns of an basilica at the acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Ancient columns of an basilica at the acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The impressing volcanic walls of the ancient fortification Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The impressing volcanic walls of the ancient fortification Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An ancient watchtower of the Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An ancient watchtower of the Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The volcanic island Pergousa. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The volcanic island Pergousa. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The ancient fortification Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The ancient fortification Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The acropolis and the island Yali. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The acropolis and the island Yali. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The hiking path and the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The hiking path and the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An old chapel below the monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An old chapel below the monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Ancient column inside an chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Ancient column inside an chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Inside the chapel Agios Andreas. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Inside the chapel Agios Andreas. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The chapel Agios Andreas. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The chapel Agios Andreas. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The thermal baths of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The thermal baths of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Campanula flowers in pumice. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Campanula flowers in pumice. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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View towards the thermal baths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View towards the thermal baths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The thermal baths of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The thermal baths of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The little harbour at the thermal baths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The little harbour at the thermal baths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Fisher boat near Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Fisher boat near Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A small chapel reminding that there was an accident and somebody survived. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A small chapel reminding that there was an accident and somebody survived. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The ship that connects Nisyros with Yali and Cos island. MS Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The ship that connects Nisyros with Yali and Cos island. MS Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The ferry boat Diagoras cruising towards Piraeus port. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The ferry boat Diagoras cruising towards Piraeus port. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Mandraki villlage. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mandraki villlage. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Mandraki village with the Panagia Spiliani monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mandraki village with the Panagia Spiliani monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Beautiful house in the lanes of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Beautiful house in the lanes of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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View to the monastery Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View to the monastery Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Mandraki village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mandraki village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pillow lavas near Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A cat from Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A cat from Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Mandraki and the monastery Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mandraki and the monastery Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The Evangelistria chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Evangelistria chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Our guests in front of the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Our guests in front of the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A sulphur sample and our guest. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A sulphur sample and our guest. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A small lake after rain in the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A small lake after rain in the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Sulphur from the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Sulphur from the Stefanos crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The Polyvotis lava dome. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Polyvotis lava dome. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Fumaroles inside the Polyvotis crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Fumaroles inside the Polyvotis crater. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The lava domes of Nymphios and Polyvotis (in the front). (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The lava domes of Nymphios and Polyvotis (in the front). (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Hiking in the Nisyros caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Hiking in the Nisyros caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Green parts of the volcanic caldera and the Polyvotis lava dome in the background. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Green parts of the volcanic caldera and the Polyvotis lava dome in the background. (Photo: Tobias Sc... [info]
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Free pigs in the caldera meadows. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Free pigs in the caldera meadows. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A goat next to an active fumarole. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A goat next to an active fumarole. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An active fumarole in the western part of the caldera rim. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An active fumarole in the western part of the caldera rim. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Water is collected in a little lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Water is collected in a little lake. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Spring view into the caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Spring view into the caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The Stavros monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The Stavros monastery. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A pig family in the fields of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A pig family in the fields of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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"Rofos" - a tasty fish from the sea around Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
"Rofos" - a tasty fish from the sea around Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Detail of the museum in the monastery of Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Detail of the museum in the monastery of Panagia Spiliani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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View onto the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View onto the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Poppies at the Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Poppies at the Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The volcanic pebble of Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The volcanic pebble of Kohlaki beach. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pillow lava from Kohlaki coast. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pillow lava from Kohlaki coast. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A picturesque lane in the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A picturesque lane in the village Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A nice chapel on the way to the mountains. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A nice chapel on the way to the mountains. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A traditional house in the lanes of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A traditional house in the lanes of Mandraki. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Small model of an chapel on the way to the mountains. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Small model of an chapel on the way to the mountains. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Ascending towards the mountain tops of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Ascending towards the mountain tops of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The so called "hanging garden of Diavatis". (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The so called "hanging garden of Diavatis". (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The chapel Panagia Diavatiani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The chapel Panagia Diavatiani. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Our group at the little house at the Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Our group at the little house at the Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The little garden of Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The little garden of Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The chapel on the top of Nisyros, Prophitis Ilias. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The chapel on the top of Nisyros, Prophitis Ilias. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The garden of Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The garden of Diavatis. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The group hiking on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The group hiking on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Mandragora plant on the top of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Mandragora plant on the top of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The group before the ascent to the Diavatis garden. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The group before the ascent to the Diavatis garden. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A cow on the mountains of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A cow on the mountains of Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Pumice quarry near Evangelistria. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Pumice quarry near Evangelistria. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The small towards Evangelistria chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The small towards Evangelistria chapel. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The direction of the hiking paths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The direction of the hiking paths. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A donkey meeting our group. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A donkey meeting our group. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Hiking towards the acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Hiking towards the acropolis Paliokastro. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The old stone paved hiking path towards Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The old stone paved hiking path towards Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A typical "Kalderimi" (stone paved hiking path) which exists for hundreds of years. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A typical "Kalderimi" (stone paved hiking path) which exists for hundreds of years. (Photo: Tobias S... [info]
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View to the caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
View to the caldera. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Old cistern (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Old cistern (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An old threshing floor near Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An old threshing floor near Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Spring flowers on the path to Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Spring flowers on the path to Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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An old tavern in Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
An old tavern in Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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One cat of Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
One cat of Nikia village. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The volcanological museum in Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The volcanological museum in Nikia. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The former school of Nikia was transferred into the volcanological museum. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The former school of Nikia was transferred into the volcanological museum. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Oak trees and fields on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Oak trees and fields on Nisyros. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Ophrys flower on the road to Emporio. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Ophrys flower on the road to Emporio. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Carmen and some ash layers from old volcanic eruptions. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Carmen and some ash layers from old volcanic eruptions. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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A volcanic bomb left an impact crater in the ash layers. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
A volcanic bomb left an impact crater in the ash layers. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Good bye to Nisyros! (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Good bye to Nisyros! (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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Passing Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
Passing Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The mining infrastructure at Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The mining infrastructure at Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The obsidian containing part of Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The obsidian containing part of Yali island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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The island of Nisyros in the background. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
The island of Nisyros in the background. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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At the airport of Cos island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr)
At the airport of Cos island. (Photo: Tobias Schorr) [info]
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